After the Seattle Seahawks got away with an unlikely victory over the Green Bay Packers last weekend to send them to the Super Bowl, quarterback Russell Wilson had a perfectly rational explanation for his four interceptions and mostly-awful performance for the majority of the game:
“That’s God setting it up, to make it so dramatic, so rewarding, so special,” he said, alone for a moment in the locker room before heading out for the night. “I’ve been through a lot in life, and had some ups and downs. It’s what’s led me to this day.”
While Fox News has already apologized for wrongly saying Paris has “no-go zones” for non-Muslims, Christian Right leader Tony Perkins was still spreading the misinformation yesterday.
He said there were “700 no-go zones” in France, adding that Dearborn (Michigan) and Minneapolis were American cities that had been taken over by Sharia law.
That led Rep. Keith Ellison, who represents a large part of Minneapolis and happens to be one of two Muslims in Congress, to send Perkins a lovely Twitter smackdown in the form of an invitation to come visit his city:
Mike Huckabee Wants to Protect Us from Our Secular Theocracy (Which Has Zero Openly-Atheist Elected Officials)
You know what the problem with our government is? Too few Christians. It’s a secular theocracy, really. I mean, with all those atheists in public office, it’s a wonder Christians still have any rights.
That’s just a sampling of what Mike Huckabee said to host James Robison on today’s episode of Life Today, as he explained why he was thinking about running for President: